• 7th Grade Social Studies Course Syllabus Hardy

    Welcome to 7th grade Social Studies! I am excited to have the pleasure to teach your child this school year. To be successful in 7th grade Social Studies, a student needs to strive to:

    ·         Have good attendance

    ·         Follow directions the first time they are given.

    ·         Take notes and be attentive.

    ·         Study key terms/vocabulary words.

    ·         Complete assigned classwork and homework.

    ·         Participate in class activities and complete assigned projects.

    ·         Bring 3-ring binder, spiral notebook, paper and pencils to class daily.

    ·         Be ready and excited to learn!

    Course Objectives:

    1st Trimester-

    ·         7.2 Islam

    ·         7.4 Africa

    ·         7.3 China

    ·         7.5 Japan

    2nd Trimester-

    ·         7.1 Rome

    ·         7.6 Middle Ages

    ·         7.8 Renaissance

    ·         7.9 Reformation

    3rd Trimester-

    ·         7.9 Scientific Reformation

    ·         7.11 Enlightenment/Exploration

    ·         7.7 Americas

     

    Textbook:  “Medieval to Early Modern Times” by Holt Rinehart Winston. 

    Supplies Needed:

    ·         3 ring binder

    ·         College ruled spiral notebook (you will need 5-10 for the whole year)

    ·         Notebook paper

    ·         3 hole pencil pouch to fit in binder

    ·         Pencils

    ·         Colored pencils

    ·         Glue stick

    ·         Hand held pencil sharpener

    ·         Eraser

    ·         Red grading pen

    * Target and Walmart usually have super sales on these supplies at the beginning of the year.

    *If due to hardship, you cannot obtain some supplies, notify your teacher the first week of school.

    Homework/Classwork:

    Some homework and classwork will be completed in the student’s spiral notebook. Homework will be assigned daily. Students who are absent must check the homework file/calendar to find out what they missed in order to make up their missing work.  Students can access homework assignments by logging on to http://www.cnusd.k12.ca.us/auis and checking my teacher webpage.

    Grading:

    ·         Progress Reports/Print outs of your child’s grades will go home every 3 weeks and will require a parent signature.

    Classroom Rules:

    ·         Bring all materials/supplies to class daily.

    ·         Be in your seat ready to work before the bell rings.

    ·         Be attentive/participate in class- do not talk while others are talking/teaching.

    ·         Good attendance is important- makeup your missing work when absent.

    ·         Put downs/cursing do not belong in my classroom and will not be tolerated.

    ·         Enjoy food and drinks outside- water is okay.

    ·         No gum and No texting or cell phone use in class- keep your phone off and out of sight.

     

    I look forward to a great year getting to know your child and preparing him/her for 8th grade. Feel free to contact me at Jhardy@cnusd.k12.ca.us or at #736-3231.